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Russia halts oil supplies to Belarus


Russia halted crude oil supplies to Belarusian refineries effective from 1 January 2020, reports RIA Novosti quoting a source in the Belarusian energy sector.

The refineries in Belarus have been forced to operate at minumum capacity, using the crude oil stored reserve.

The transit of crude exports via Belarus into the rest of Europe continues, according to Russian news service Tass.